Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Introducing Alexander

This is our newest addition. His name is Alexander and he is a sealed brindle boxer.

He is 14 weeks (25 pounds) and we have managed to complete his house breaking in only 2 days.

He is a smart smart boy. The vet figures he will be about 90 pounds when he is full grown but we love him already. Now, Shelby and Buster are not so sure about the little guy, but we feel sure he will grown on them.......eventually.

Im sure there will be many many picture to follow :)

Friday, October 1, 2010

Off to Arkansas

So college boy is making a trip to Arkansas - he is flying on Southwest so I feel good about that.

He has'nt made very many airplane trips and NEVER one on his own so this is quite the adventure for him :)

I know for the whole weekend I will just be continuously praying for his safety *sigh* its so hard being a mom!

Monday, September 27, 2010


This is not my cat - she belongs to a co worker and you have probably seen her on my blog a couple of times before...the truth is she is so cute that I can hardly stand it.. This is her baby picture - can you STAND IT?

Friday, September 24, 2010

State Fair

Tomorrow our car club will be on display in the car corrals just outside the automobile buildings at the State Fair. This is one of my most favorite days of the entire year. I don't care if it rains or if its cold, its all part of the charm. I love the sights, the sounds, the smells and yes, I suppose, the food. A real life honest to goodness fletchers corn dog....are you KIDDING ME? This year I plan to try the fried frito pie (this years BIG fried thing) and I can't leave without a funnel cake....but its just one day of the whole year and I will be telling myself that through my entire cardio class where I will have to work OFF all that food. Hopefully there will be pictures to post after tomorrow :)

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Going Good

So the hubby is on day 4 of the new job. He REALLY LIKES IT - he is, of course, nervous about having to learn a totally new system but he is smart and he can do it. I think the last 2 layoff has kind of done a number on his self confidence but Im sure once he gets in and gets comfortable that will come back :) As for now, its all quite on the home front :)

I have not heard from the kiddos in Italy but I did see on the DIL's page that her flight back from London nearly crashed......they were in turbulence, lost altitude, the oxygen masks dropped and the pilot told them to prepare for a crash landing....thankfully, he regained control of the plane and set her safely back down in Italy. Of course, If I was her, it would be a loooonnnnnggggg time before I got back on another airplane :) (note to DIL - they have SHIPS that make that trip too :)

The younger of the boys - College boy - has a friend in Arkansas - I guess he will be flying to see her in a couple of weeks. He has a great new job working our local hometown Sears store and he just loves it - the people he works with are wonderful people and the man is actually the OWNER of the store......College boy, delivers appliances, puts together grills and lawn mowers and will soon be learning about sales - so good job for him - oh and schools seems to going good for him as well.

As for me, I bought a book, called the Hormone Diet - yes I know Im always looking for that magic bullet that will take all this extra weight AWAY from me, but the two week detox seemed to work.....cravings for sweets and carbs is gone and best of all I have lost 10 pounds! So for now, this is the way I will go :)

Wednesday, September 8, 2010


Once again, God has blessed us. The hubby finally has a new job. I won't jinx it til he has the offer in hand but he did take his drug test yesterday - so if all goes as planned he will start his new job next week! YAY!!!!!!!!!

College Boy in the Snow

College Boy in the Snow

Navy boy in Greece

Navy boy in Greece